Textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, two years out of bankruptcy, is counting on Common Core standards to drive demand for school curriculum products with both print and digital components. A Boss Talk interview with Linda Zecher.
Hormel Foods., one of the biggest U.S. meat processors, said sales in its key refrigerated foods and Jennie-O Turkey Store segments helped offset a slowdown in its specialty foods and grocery products segment in the fourth quarter.
Tiffany & Co. said its sales rose 5.3% in the October quarter on robust growth in the Americas, its biggest market, but results missed expectations as the company’s Japan and Asia-Pacific markets delivered weaker performances.
The second year of Affordable Care Act insurance enrollment began without the widespread technical meltdowns that frustrated consumers last year, but the next few weeks will test whether HealthCare.gov can continue to operate reliably.